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See also: conversió




From convertō.


conversiō f (genitive conversiōnis); third declension

  1. the act of turning round or revolving; revolution
  2. (medicine) the act of inverting
  3. alteration, change; conversion
  4. the repetition of the same word at the end of a clause


Third declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative conversiō conversiōnēs
genitive conversiōnis conversiōnum
dative conversiōnī conversiōnibus
accusative conversiōnem conversiōnēs
ablative conversiōne conversiōnibus
vocative conversiō conversiōnēs



  • conversio in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • conversio in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • conversio in Charles du Fresne du Cange’s Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (augmented edition, 1883–1887)
  • conversio in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette
  • Carl Meissner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • the process of translation: interpretatio, translatio (not versio or conversio)
    • revolution: conversio rei publicae (Div. 2. 2. 6)